Bacteria ‘scissors’ to increase the hopes of patients who need a transplant

For those facing a long wait for a kidney donor, good news came yesterday with reports of a breakthrough that could mean more organs will become available. UK scientists have announced that, for the first time, they have successfully changed the blood types of three human kidneys from donors from rarer B types to type […]

Dame Deborah’s mother: no regrets

Before she died, Dame Deborah James told her family to enjoy their lives, her mother told BBC Breakfast. Speaking for the first time since her daughter’s death on June 28, Heather James said her heart ached for being helpless when the family learned Dame Deborah was to die. The activist, blogger, broadcaster and former teacher […]

Thousands more NHS beds to be created in England this winter

Professor Sir Stephen Powis, NHS National Medical Director, said: “Winter is always a busy period for the NHS, and this is the first winter where we are likely to see combined pressures from covid and flu, so it is right that we prepare as soon as possible.” as we can for the additional demand we […]

Covid-19 in the UK

Explore the facts about coronavirus in the UK. Source Link > Covid-19 in the UK

Maternal deaths increased a staggering 68% during the COVID-19 pandemic

Another deadly cost of the pandemic: Maternal deaths increased by 68 PERCENT during COVID-19 because pregnant women avoided prenatal care, study finds The number of women who died during or as a result of childbirth increased during the first 14 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study Deaths per 100,000 deaths increased […]

How to protect your skin from the heat

Dermatologist Adeline Kikam talks about coping with conditions that can develop with rising temperatures. Source Link > How to protect your skin from the heat